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Meridian 31

Broker Remarks

This 1981 Meridian 31 is a motor sailer with a center cockpit and a semi-enclosed wheelhouse. She has an aft cabin, open plan saloon with forward double and separate heads compartment. She is powered by a 42HP Mercedes diesel engine. Her inventory includes 2017 standing and running rigging, mainsail, furling genoa, manual windlass, cockpit enclosure, shore power, GPS, autopilot and more. She is excellent value and worth a look.


  • Price: €19950
  • Location: Crosshaven, Cork
  • Year: 1981
  • LOA: 31'0" (9.45m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft in M: Max: 1.5
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no: 5616
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 272 Litres
  • Engine Make: Mercedes
  • Horsepower: 42hp
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 272 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6


Mechanical and Rigging


Builder: Swanick Marine, U.K.
Designer: GJ Collier
Keel: Full
Hull Shape: Displacement

LOA: 9.45 m
Beam: 3.23 m
Maximum Draft: 1.50 m
Displacement: 7112 kgs

Total Power: 42 HP
Engine Brand: Mercedes
Year Built: 1981
Engine Model: OM636
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 7 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: (272 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (272 Liters)


White GRP hull and superstructure with long shallow draft keel.

Rig and Sails

Bermudan Sloop

Alloy Spars 

2017 Stainless steel standing rigging 

2017 Running rogging

Furling gear on the forestay

Furling Genoa in good condition

Mainsail in fair condition

On Deck

Wheel steering in semi-enlosed center cockpit 

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails

Manual Windlass

Anchor with chain

Mooring lines and fenders

Two mooring cleats forward with fairleads

Two mooring cleats aft with fairleads

Bollard aft

Cockpit dodgers 

Cockpit enclosure

2 x Genoa sheet winches

2 x Halyard winches on the mast

Teak grab rails on the coachroof and wheelhouse

Tek Dek (Synthetic teak) side decks and coachroof


Fore cabin; V berth can convert to a double. Plenty of storage space. Opening deck hatch.

Saloon; C shaped settee to port. Saloon table can drop to convert to a double berth.  plenty of storage space. 

The linear Galley is situated to starboard and comes complete with a 2 x burner gas cooker with oven and grill, stainless steel sink and drainer. Hot and cold water and numerous storage lockers.

The toilet compartment is located aft of the galley and comes complete with a marine toilet and wash hand basin. 

Aft Cabin is large and occupies the after end of the boat. Access is from the center cockpit. Double berth offset to port and seat to starboard.

Navigation and Electrical

Sowester Compass 

NASA Marine SX35 DSC VHF Radio

Garmin Fishfinder 80

Garmin GPS 128

NASA Target Depth sounder

Clipper wind speed and angle



Shore-power including 3 pin sockets 


Liferaft in a canister (requires a service)

1 x Manual Bilge pump

1 x Electric Bilge pump

Fire extinguisher

Fire Blanket


Adjustable beaching legs

Broker's Comments

This boat is a sturdy motorsailer. Like any boat of this age she does require a bit of work but nothing major. She is excellent value!

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